Diuretic Activity Of Aqueous Extract Of Orthosiphon Thymiflorus In Rats
Aqueous extract of Orthosiphon thymiflorus have been tested for diuretic activity in rats. The parameters taken for each individual rat were; body weight before and after test period, total urine volume (corrected for water intake during the test period), urine concentration of Na+, K+ and Cl-. The extract given orally does not act as an aquaretic. The values of urine volume are only slightly elevated. However, the cation and Cl- excreation is increased.